floating point math results question

phil hunt philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk
Sat Jan 26 13:51:58 CET 2002


On Fri, 25 Jan 2002 16:01:50 GMT, Courageous <jkraska at san.rr.com> wrote:
>
>>The results should be 0.8 and that's it.
>
>First, this question is raised here often. Search http://www.dejanews.com
>for detailed discussion on the matter.
>
>Second, as an academic exercise, you may now attempt to represent the
>number 0.8 as a 32 bit binary value. Summarize and we'll review. :-)

I can do it in 24 binary bits:

00110000 00101110 00111000

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